Oscar Introduces: Irish Literary Icons [CD]


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Oscar Introduces Irish Literary Icons CD

John Millington Synge once claimed that the Irish were born with a fiery imagination, which would prove to be a great advantage to them in their literary endeavours. This superb Collection illustrates the genius of many iconic Irish writers, including several alumni of Trinity College, Dublin. It provides a selection of words and music from Ireland's most renowned writers, including James Joyce, Brendan Behan, Patrick Kavanagh, Sean O'Casey, Thomas Moore and Nobel Prize winner WB Yeats.

 

Tracklisting

1.  Excerpt from Act 1 of The Importance of Being Earnest - (Oscar Wilde) Bill Golding

2.  Easter 1916 / Nora - (WB Yeats) Bill Golding / Johnny McEvoy

3.  Down By the Salley Gardens - (WB Yeats) Sheoda

4.  The Auld Triangle - (Brendan Behan) Patsy Watchorn (The Dubliners)

5.  Raglan Road - (Patrick Kavanagh) Fair Isle Folk

6.  Gas from a Burner - (James Joyce) Ronnie Drew (The Dubliners)

7.  The Stolen Child - (WB Yeats) Macushla

8.  Sweet Vale of Avoca - (Thomas Moore) Sean Dunphy with Brian Dunphy

9.  The Minstrel Boy - (Thomas Moore) Brendan Bowyer

10. Joyce's Bloomsday / The Rub of the Relic - (St. John) Pete St. John

11. If Ever You Go To Dublin Town - (Patrick Kavanagh) Ronnie Drew (The Dubliners)

12. Since Maggie Went Away - (Sean O'Casey) The Black Family

13. The Captains and the Kings - (Brendan Behan) Ronnie Drew

14. The Meeting of the Waters - (Thomas Moore) The Celtic Orchestra

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